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    Creepy porn lawyer Michael Avenatti arrested for extortion, charged with embezzlement, bank fraud

    Updated: March 25, 2019 at 7:35 pm EST  See Comments

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    Creepy Porn Lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested and charged with different federal crimes on different coasts.  On the east coast, he is charged with attempting a $20 million extortion of the athletic apparel company Nike, federal authorities in New York have revealed. At almost, the federal prosecutors in Los Angeles announced separate charges against Avenatti. In the LA case he is accused of embezzling a client’s money “in order to pay his own expense and debts,” and of “defrauding a bank in Mississippi,” prosecutors said.

    The Manhattan US Attorney’s office said it’s charging Creepy Porn Lawyer Avenatti “for attempting to extract more than $20 million in payments from a publicly traded company by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm on the company if his demands were not met.”

    At a press conference, Geoffrey S. Berman federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York called it “an old fashioned shakedown.”

    “Avenatti used illegal and extortionate threats for the purpose of obtaining millions of dollars in payments from a public company, Calling this anticipated payout a retainer or a settlement doesn’t change what it was — a shakedown.

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